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Police Blotter - Oct. 26
Potential juror bias weighed in conspiracy trial of Oregon militants
Young boys, 1 and 3-yrs-old, survive 100-foot fall with suicidal father
Minnesota struggles with sex offender reintegration as latest plan ‘backfired on us’
New York Mills to host Halloween party
Football: Warriors hold off Apollo, advance to 8-5A semifinals
Area Volleyball: Little Falls shuts down LPGE in season finale
Area Football: Cardinals advance with big win over W-DC
High School Football: Huskies drop Eagles 50-6
High School Football: Verndale rolls over Underwood 48-2
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NORTHLAND OUTDOORS TV: Meet a central Minnesota family whose made its living off wild rice for four generations
Whitefish, tullibee sport-netting to open on area lakes
Governor's Deer hunting Opener coming soon: Pequot Lakes, Breezy Point communities seek public involvement
Outdoor Traditions Magazine
This Was Brainerd - Oct. 26
Kids believe e-cigs less dangerous than cigarettes
YOUR MONEY: What to do when a health crisis pushes you over the limit
Is your web-cam a guilty cyber attack accomplice? Recalls mount as U.S. takes aim to counter attacks from internet-connected devices
This Was Brainerd - Oct. 25
Science and Tech
This Was Brainerd
New posthumous Prince albums to include unreleased music
Visual Arts - Oct. 20
Live Music - Oct. 20
Special Events - Oct. 20
Performing Arts - Oct. 20
Her Voice Magazine
Special Issues and Magazines
Births: Essentia Health-St. Joseph's Medical Center, Brainerd
Lakewood Health System, Staples, births
40th Wedding Anniversary: Dan and Gaylene Hamm
74th Birthday: Marliss
80th Birthday: Yvonne (Hill) Yunker
Ruben Dale Allen
Lily Beatrice "Bea" Valentino
Dolores Joan Swanson
Richard Dean Sheik
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Crow Wing Co. In-Custody
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Brainerd Community Action
September 29, 2016
Citizen of Year Award blindsides Buxton: Community leaders speak highly of East Gull Lake man
When East Gull Lake resident Bruce Buxton got up Thursday morning, his first order of business was to head to The Center in Brainerd to meet...
September 29, 2016 - 9:29pm
And the Brainerd Citizen of the Year award goes to ...
East Gull Lake resident Bruce Buxton was named the 2016 Citizen of the Year Thursday at The Center in Brainerd. Buxton received nomination letters...
September 29, 2016 - 10:18am
September 8, 2016
Nancy Cross closes chapter at Brainerd Community Action
Before Nancy Cross was orchestrating Brainerd's Fourth of July Celebration—which organizers call "Minnesota's Fourth of July Capital"—she...
September 8, 2016 - 10:17pm
July 28, 2016
Nominations sought for Distinguished Service awards
The Brainerd Jaycees and Brainerd Community Action are accepting nominations for the following Distinguished Service Awards: Citizen of the Year; Outstanding Youth Volunteer of the Year; Outstanding Non-Profit of the Year; Outstanding Community Service Provider of the Year, with the...
July 28, 2016 - 5:41pm
Nominations sought for Citizen of the Year
Brainerd Community Action is accepting nominations for the Citizen of the Year 2016 award. This is an opportunity to recognize someone who has volunteered time for the betterment of the Brainerd lakes area. Letters of nomination should be submitted by Aug. 30. Letters of nomination...
July 28, 2016 - 5:41pm
July 4, 2016
A Brainerd Fourth of July
Although the overcast weather seemed to discourage some would-be attendees, hundreds more came to the annual Fourth of July parade Monday to...
July 4, 2016 - 9:01pm
Brainerd City Council: Dogs, cats and fireworks
Changes could be coming to the city of Brainerd's animal control policies, procedures and licensing fees. Monday night, the Brainerd City Council...
May 4, 2016 - 1:25pm
May 3, 2016
Brainerd City Council: Industrial Park land auction yields 1 bidder
After opening the sale process for public bid, the city of Brainerd will sell a parcel in the Brainerd Industrial Park to the group that initially...
May 3, 2016 - 12:04pm
April 27, 2016
Minnesota secretary of state talks voter turnout in Brainerd
Minnesota Secretary of State Steve Simon met with Brainerd Community Action on Wednesday, brainstorming ways to increase local voter turnout....
April 27, 2016 - 6:15pm
January 11, 2016
Chocolate Lover's Extravaganza planned
The Chocolate Lover's Extravaganza, "Wine, Beer and Bling," will be from 6:30-8:30 p.m., Jan. 30, at the Westgate Mall. The event entails a night...
January 11, 2016 - 10:44pm
December 20, 2015
Gift-wrapping services benefit Fourth of July
Christmas in July has new meaning as the Brainerd Community Action is providing Christmas gift-wrapping services at the Westgate Mall as a fundraiser for the Fourth of July events. Donations and proceeds for the gift wrapping will benefit the Fourth of July celebration. Brainerd...
December 20, 2015 - 8:45pm
October 29, 2015
Humbled and honored: 9 named outstanding
Former Brainerd Mayor James Wallin was posthumously recognized as 2015 Brainerd Citizen of the Year Thursday night at the NP Event Space during...
October 29, 2015 - 11:35pm
September 8, 2015
Brainerd Citizen of the Year is named
Tuesday's Brainerd City Council meeting featured an unexpected announcement. Nancy Cross, Brainerd Community Action executive director, informed...
September 8, 2015 - 10:08pm
August 22, 2015
Nominations due Monday for Distinguished Service Awards
The annual Distinguished Service Awards banquet will be Oct. 29 at the Northern Pacific Center event space. Event organizers - the Brainerd Jaycees and Brainerd Community Action - are calling for nominees for the awards.
August 22, 2015 - 3:00pm
April 8, 2015
Brainerd City Council: Fireworks over Fourth of July festivities
Brainerd City Council members were split in their views on donating money for the annual Fourth of July fireworks display, leading to two tie-breaking...
April 8, 2015 - 2:25pm